Tim Sunter's family history

A web log of my family history research


Fred’s memories: Jennifer Tennant

During the early part of the war Jennifer Tennant and her cousin came to stay at Cecil Street as evacuees from London.  They didn’t stay very long, Fred thinks about five months. Jennifer was Agnes Hill’s grand daughter. Agnes had married William Batt in 1909, shortly (er…yes that shortly!) before having a daughter, Winifred. Winifred […]

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Vernon connection

I’ve received this email from Steve Winnall, which sets out the issue re the link to the Vernon family: Hi Tim Good to her from you and thanks for letting me know this potentially exciting news.  If we are descended from the Vernons then our closest ancestor is Mary Vernon (1590-1620), who was the great grandmother of […]

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Phone call with Hill cousins

It was a long shot.  A journey to London had discovered Auntie Phylis’s will from 1980.  Could it be that those named as executors were alive, well and living at the same address as 30 years ago?  If so would they have any photographs, or knowledge of the missing family postcards? A quick search of […]

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